is professor of journalism, Univ of Oregon @damianradcliffe
Blog posts in total 5
Established New York media organisations are among the most innovative in the city, with some surprising successes. Magazine publishers are launching online-only titles and a news agency offers a TV bulletin that covers the news in however many minutes you have to spare. Meanwhile, smaller, dive...
Facebook down, online comedy up - and other Middle East social media trends that journalists should know about
Damian Radcliffe's annual report on social media trends in the Middle East and North Africa highlights growth in online news, online video and messaging apps but contains some bad news for Facebook.
Where Twitter once held sway, Facebook video, visual platforms like Instagram and private networks like WhatsApp are now the social media of choice in the complex Middle East and North Africa region. It might be time to reset some old assumptions, says Damian Radcliffe.
As more and more news organisations explore the possibilities of automated news production, the author considers the pros and cons.
A tour of New York businesses that practice journalism in traditional and innovative forms convinces the author that "there's never been a better time to be a journalist".